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More supports for survivors of sexual violence – Government of AB

Survivors of sexual violence will have access to additional counselling, police and court support, and crisis assistance in more communities. The province is expanding front-line services across Alberta with an $8.1-million investment in the Association of Alberta Sexual Assault Services (AASAS), to ensure survivors who take the brave step to come forward have the supports […]

by ahnationtalk on March 7, 201823 Views

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Alberta calls on Ottawa to fix system to increase Indigenous representation on juries – Globe and Mail

Alberta is urging the federal government to quickly make changes to Canada’s justice system so Indigenous people are better represented on juries, aligning the province with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s controversial statements after a high-profile court case. Richard Feehan, Alberta’s Minister of Indigenous Relations, asked Ottawa this week not only for revisions to legal processes […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 201827 Views

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The Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) and the Women’s Legal Education Action Fund (LEAF) Recommend Significant Changes to Alberta’s Justice System in light of the Treatment of “Angela Cardinal” in R v. Blanchard

February 28th, 2018 The Institute for the Advancement of Aboriginal Women (IAAW) and the Women’s Legal Education Action Fund (LEAF) Recommend Significant Changes to Alberta’s Justice System in light of the Treatment of “Angela Cardinal” in R v. Blanchard February 23, 2018, Edmonton, Alberta – In a joint submission to the Independent Review of Circumstances […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 201853 Views

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BR Sixties Scoop – CP

Source: The Canadian Press – Broadcast wire Mar 2, 2018  EDMONTON – Indigenous people who were taken from their homes in Alberta as children during the so-called ’60s Scoop say any apology from the province must include action to help them heal. Adam North Peigan of the Sixties Scoop Indigenous Society says up to 25-thousand people were […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 201816 Views

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‘Messed me up:’ ’60s Scoop survivors meet for Alberta apology consultations – APTN News

March 1, 2018 EDMONTON – Beatrix Massee is a Cree woman from Alberta but she speaks with a slight Tennessee twang – a legacy of the foster homes she grew up in after being taken from her mother by government authorities in the ’60s Scoop. “I was placed in a home that was full of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 201820 Views

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Survivors meet at Indigenous school for Alberta consultations on ’60s Scoop – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Mar 1, 2018 EDMONTON _ Alberta is holding its final consultation with Indigenous people today before it crafts an apology for the ’60s Scoop. The province is trying to design a meaningful way to say sorry for the thousands of children who were taken from their parents and culture and adopted into non-Indigenous […]

by ahnationtalk on March 1, 201844 Views

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Colten Boushie’s cousin speaks at Edmonton rally for Boushie and Tina Fontaine – Globalnews.ca

February 25, 2018 The cousin of Colten Boushie joined protesters in Edmonton on Sunday as calls grow across the country that Canada’s justice system is failing Indigenous people. The gathering comes after controversial verdicts in two murder cases involving young Indigenous people. Colten Boushie, 22-years-old and a member of the Red Pheasant First Nation, was […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 201833 Views

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Alberta and Saskatchewan child advocates travel to Bogota to make presentation to human rights group

February 26, 2018 Edmonton…Del Graff, Alberta Child and Youth Advocate, and Corey O’Soup, Saskatchewan Advocate for Children and Youth will be traveling to Bogota, Colombia as part of a joint presentation to the Rapporteurship on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on the issue of youth suicide. “We must […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 201851 Views

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Alberta judge cleared in case where sex assault victim was shackled and jailed – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Feb 23, 2018  By Dean Bennett THE CANADIAN PRESS EDMONTON _ An Alberta judge has been cleared of misconduct in the case of a sexual assault victim who was shackled in court and imprisoned during her testimony. The Alberta Judicial Council says provincial court Judge Raymond Bodnarek acted on the advice of the […]

by ahnationtalk on February 26, 201822 Views

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Changes to further support victims of crime – Government of AB

February 23, 2018 The province is making changes to improve how victims are treated in the criminal justice system. An independent review into the treatment of “Angela Cardinal” includes several recommendations to address how victims of crime are treated, including when they are testifying in court as witnesses. Specifically, the report recommended changes that include […]

by pmnationtalk on February 23, 201845 Views

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